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Startups Apparently Do Not Care That Android Is Better

In a must-read post for the tech industry, Twitter experience designer and serial startup founder Paul Stamatiou writes: “Android is Better.” His op-ed serves as something of a wake-up call for the industry, where developers building the next generation of mobile applications still heavily prefer …

Uruguay Is Close To Becoming The First Country With A State-Controlled Marijuana Industry

Christopher Furlong/Getty Images Uruguay has effectively sealed the passage of a groundbreaking marijuana legalization bill that puts production, distribution, and sale of the drug in the hands of the state, making it the first country ever to do so.<p>The bill has drawn criticism from the United …

Cannabis

'Star Wars' uploaded to Instagram Video as hundreds of 15-second clips

What’s your favorite 15 seconds of <i>Star Wars Episode IV?</i> If you don’t have an answer right away, no problem — someone has been painstakingly uploading the entire 1977 classic to Instagram Video as hundreds of tiny snippets. Better still, <i>Gizmodo</i> points out that the person behind the madness is doing …

New dinosaur with huge nose and horns unearthed in Utah

A new breed of dinosaur with a massive nose has been identified in Utah. Dubbed the Nasutoceratops Titusi, the dinosaur was about 15 feet long when it roamed earth about 75 million years ago, according to the Natural History Museum of Utah. The Nasutoceratops — which translates to "big nosed horned …

Study: Unattractive People Are Targets For Cruelty At Work

Your workplace probably differs from the social scene of a typical high school in significant ways, and most would agree that’s a good thing. But a recent study reveals that when it comes to how attractive and unattractive people are treated, your office and your high school aren’t so far …

102-year-old ship became a floating forest (6 pictures)

Homebush Bay in Sydney is the place were many 20th century ships, which are no longer used, ended up: one of them, the SS Ayrfield, is definitely the …

Giant Chrome T-Rex Installed on the Seine River in Paris by Philippe Pasqua | Colossal

<p>Artist Philippe Pasqua recently completed installation of an impressive Tyrannosaurus Rex skeleton that now stands watch over the Seine river in …

10 Inspiring Entries in National Geographic's Traveler Photo Contest

You now have less than a week to enter the ultimate photo contest! To date, we've shown you both some nature standouts as well as some stellar animal entries in the National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest. If you think you've got what it takes, you have until June 30th to enter and win a …

Nature Photography

Burn after reading: Privatext messaging app allows secure texts, pictures to self-destruct

Advertisement<p>23 Comments<p>Knowing that intelligence agents could be collecting and storing your private communications is disturbing. But if you’re not …

Apple releases updated iOS 7 beta, introduces iPad support

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Apple(s AAPL) on Monday released the second beta of iOS 7 to developers, introducing support for certain iPad models.<p>The first …

Amazon is staffing up for its $600 million cloud for spooks

You can now add “spymaster” to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’s various titles. On Friday June 14, a US Government Accountability Office (GAO) report elaborated on previous reports that Amazon had won a $600 million contract to build a “private cloud” for the CIA. (The GAO report was generated when IBM, …

Security

Is iOS Fragmenting? Not Nearly as Much as Android.

Apple has a new selling point for iOS: Android’s fragmentation.<p>The company this week published a chart breaking down iTunes App Store usage by …

Millions of young Chinese are about to experience “the worst year in history to graduate”

About 7 million students will graduate from Chinese universities and vocational schools in July, the most in the history of the People’s Republic. But many of them won’t find jobs. Half of China’s undergraduate seniors—more than the number of annual graduates in the US—were still unemployed …

China